Page 1, 15th August 1952

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Iii The City That Symbolises The World's Dangers— Berlin...

Radio will take 'God lives' message to the East T HE Communist authorities in Eastern Germany are showing increasing concern over the possible effects of the 75th German......

Communist Leader Converted

B ISHOP FULTON SHEEN has now Confirmed that Dr. Bella V. Dodd, formerly the leading woman Communist in the United States, has become a Catholic. He baptised her earlier this......

Pax Romana In Stratocruiser

University and college professors, doctors, lawyers, engineers a n d leaders of student federations will be among the 72 passengers crossing the Atlantic in the special B.O.A.C.......

Former University Rector Seized In Shanghai

Fr. Georges Germain, S.J., former Rector of Aurora University, Shanghai, has been arrested by the Communist security police. He was serving as procurator for the Shanghai......

New Archbishop Of Munich

The Holy Father has appointed Mgr. Josef Wendel, 51-year-old Bishop of Speyer, to succeed the late Cardinal Faulhaber as Archbishop of Munich. Ordained in 1927, the new......

We Will Not Take Orders

—Protestant Bishop T HE Protestant Bishop of Berlin, Dr. Dehilius, declared last week-end : [he Evangelical Church will not take orders from any government, any party or any......

Alpine Church

A church dedicated to Our Lady of the Alps has been opened at the Franz Josef Glacier resort in the South Island of New Zealand by Bishop Joyce of Christchurch in the......

Their Bill For Schools Would Be £152,000,000

Cardinal Spellman, making an appeal for his schools, says: "We are happy to declare that every fourth child in the city of New York who is of elementary or high school age......

Canoe Pilgrims Turn Back

The eight Spanish students making a pilgrimage to Dublin by canoe have given up their attempt after covering 186 miles from San Sebastian and have been taken home aboard a......

Native African Bishop

Receives vows of lay missionaries CATHOCATHO LICS in Belgium have LICS giving a great welcome to Mgr. Louis Bigirumwami, new consecrated Vicar Apostolic of Nyundo, the first......

Battle-front Cathedral Is Blessed

H ALF a cathedral is being blessed and reopened today, the Feast of Our Lady's Assumption, in the four times battle-stricken city of Chunchon, just south of the 38th Parallel in......

Seven Years After Defeat In Tokyo

c INCE the Feast of Our Lady's si Assumption, 1945, when the Emperor Hirohito over the radio broke the news of Japan's defeat—his voice had been secretly recorded the previous......

Tibet Missionaries

EXPELLED Brother Priors Last St. Bernard monks go A FTER a journey lasting 76 days, two missionary priests from the Salween River valley, 8,500 ft. above sea level and only a......

Storrington Priory To Be Restored

S T. MARY'S PRIORY, Storrington, Sussex, w here Francis Thompson wrote a number of his poems, will be solemnly opened on August 22, Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Bishop......

Eight Brothers Are Priests

Fr. William Clifford. parish priest of St. Wilfrid's. York, himself one of four priest-brothers, has now been joined by a new curate who is one of eight priest-brothers. He is......

Papal Plan Will Help Millions Of Refugees

IN a new Apostolic Constitution for the benefit of emigrants, the Holy Father has laid down a detailed plan of action for the spiritual care of millions of uprooted refugees and......

40,000 In Britain

With 118 missionaries TT is estimated that nearly 40,000 -1."emigrants"—within the meaning of the new Apostolic Constitution— have settled in various parts of Britain since the......

Assisi Plans

the year of St. Glare The Year of St. Clare-12 months of special ceremonies and events— will take place in Assisi and abroad next year to celebrate the 700th anniversary of her......

Dom Dunstan Pantiles Has Been Appointed Prior Of Downside...

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